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Pepperoni Stick Recipe – Easy Pepperoni Pizza Bread Appetizer

  • Author: Mealtime Medley
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Easy appetizer – perfect for game night, after school snacks, and tailgates.  Bakes in less time than your average frozen pizza!


Ingredients

  • 1 package refrigerated pizza dough (the long tube found with the crescent rolls that you pop open and unroll)
  • 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese (the kind that comes in the green can)
  • 3 oz sliced pepperoni
  • ¼ teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Marinara sauce for dipping

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F.
  2. Lay out a sheet of parchment paper and unroll the pizza dough onto it.
  3. With the long edge facing you, sprinkle ¾ cup mozzarella cheese on the bottom.  Top with the pepperoni, Italian seasoning, and parmesan cheese.  Top with the remaining ¾ cup mozzarella cheese.
  4. Fold the top half of the dough over to create what, at this point, essentially looks like a giant calzone.  Press the edges together to seal.
  5. Keeping the dough on the parchment paper, transfer it to a large baking sheet.   Brush the beaten egg over the entire topside of the dough.
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden brown.
  7. Allow to cool for a bit and then cut crosswise into slices.  Serve with warm marinara sauce.

Keywords: Pepperoni Pizza Breadsticks Easy Appetizer Family Friendly

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